For every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction, so I really had no choice — did I? Yesterday’s list of characters we quickly fell for was so much easier than this one; that’s a good thing, right? Before you start screaming about poor Lawrl Lance, I don’t think many people disliked her from the very beginning; heck, some of us don’t even find her all that offensive now. But these folks — these terrible, awful, creepy, nasty, self-important ass-ponies — they’re the actual worst. Once again, “recent” means introduced within the past five years.
Game of Thrones’ Ramsay Snow (as played by Iwan Rheon)
Downton Abbey’s Lady Mary Crawley (as played by Michelle Dockery)
Game of Thrones’ Joffrey Baratheon (as played by Jack Gleeson)
The Leftovers’ Patti Levin (as played by Ann Dowd)
The Walking Dead’s Merle Dixon* (as played by Michael Rooker)
*with the caveat that he did find some sort of redemption much later on.
Hannibal’s Freddie Lounds (as played by Lara Jean Chorostecki)
Justified’s Daryl Crowe Jr. (as played by Michael Rapaport)
Girls’ Hannah Horvath (as played by Lena Dunham)
The Walking Dead’s Gareth (as played by Andrew J. West)